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Gov. Pritzker Takes Bill Action

Press Release - Friday, August 27, 2021

Bill Number: HB 4
Description: Allows the use of e-learning days when a school is selected to be a polling place. 
Action: Signed
Effective: June 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 132
Description: Allows all State agencies to recognize and accept the certifications of minority-owned and women-owned businesses certified by the City of Chicago, Cook County or other entities approved by the Business Enterprise Council.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 684
Description: Exempts non-emergency ground ambulance services from Medicaid managed care.
Action: Veto
Note:
The veto message is attached.
 
Bill Number: HB 1711
Description:
Bans the use of "puppy mills" by registered pet stores.
Action: Signed
Effective: 180 days after becoming law
 
Bill Number:
HB 1926
Description: Repeals the City and Village Tuberculosis Sanitariums Division of the Illinois Municipal Code. There are no longer any Tuberculosis Sanitarium districts remaining in Illinois.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 1954
Description: Designates the first full week of April every year as Autism Awareness Week to be observed throughout the state.  
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022 
                                        
Bill Number: HB 2109
Description: Mandates that individual and group insurance plans cover "comprehensive cancer screening" and "testing of blood or constitutional tissue for cancer predisposition testing."
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022 
 
Bill Number:
HB 2394
Description: Requires the Departments of Human Services and Healthcare and Family Services to create a standardized format for data collection for behavioral health providers.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: HB 2401
Description: Provides that the Secretary of State has the duty to accept service of process only in those specifically mandated areas of the law and as determined by the General Assembly. Provides that the Secretary of State is not the default agent for service of process in the State of Illinois.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 2412
Description: Expands language accessibility by requiring published newspapers to issue notices in the official language of the minority group's country of origin in areas with 45% of a single minority group's population.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 2426
Description: Allows individuals in Department of Human Services facilities to request a transfer to another facility and creates guidelines around the process.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: HB 2438
Description: Requires the State Board of Education's school report cards to include the number of teachers who are National Board-Certified Teachers.
Action: Signed
Effective: July 1, 2022
 
Bill Number
: HB 2499
Description: Changes boat-related definitions to allow the Department of Natural Resources to pursue federal grant dollars.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 2521
Description: Makes technical changes to the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 2553
Description: Creates the Protecting Household Privacy Act. Prohibits law enforcement agencies from obtaining household electronic data from a private third party unless the agency has a warrant or meets other specific exceptions. 
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 2589
Description: Makes multiple changes to the Substance Use Disorder Act to help address the opioid crisis.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 2614
Description: Allows the Northwest Home Equity Assurance Program to establish a Delinquent Tax Repayment Loan Fund.
Action:
Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 2616
Description: Creates an exemption in the Illinois Procurement Code to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
 
Bill Number: HB 2766
Description: Makes technical changes to the Chicago Municipal Article of the Illinois Pension Code.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number:
HB 2806
Description: Creates the Local Volunteer Board Member Removal Act.
Allows a volunteer member of a board or commission to be removed for misconduct or neglect of office.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: HB 3004
Description: Makes technical changes to pension boards regarding individuals that are members on pension boards and also employed by the board.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3100
Description: Expands the required training topics for mandated reporters under the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act to include an implicit bias training.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3174
Description: Makes changes to the High Impact Business Program with respect to prevailing wage provisions.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: HB 3235
Description: Requires that 45 days prior to scheduled release, the Department of Corrections must provide individuals with information on housing, job listings, voting and acquiring a State ID. 
Action:
Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3277
Description: Allows the court to appoint special advocates when a petition is filed under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 or at any point during a proceeding.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3355
Description: Requires the Department of Human Services to post information on their website on the risks of developing a dependence on opioids and alternative treatments.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 3404
Description: Creates the Pembroke Township Natural Gas Investment Pilot Program for a duration of 5 years.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number:
HB 3461
Description: Requires schools to create and adopt an evidence-informed policy that addresses sexual abuse from the standpoint of students, school personnel, and parents.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 3598
Description: Requires companies that issue group accident and health insurance to offer such insurance policies to local chambers of commerce.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3714
Description: Sets guidelines for the licensure of fire sprinkler contractors and fire sprinkler inspectors.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number:
HB 3739
Description: Creates the Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act and sets guidelines and procedures to allow communities to access lead-free water.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number
: HB 3849
Description: Creates the Supported Decision-Making Agreement to better support individuals who need decision-making assistance due to an illness or disability.
Action: Signed
Effective: 6 months after becoming law
 
Bill Number: HB 3886
Description: Creates guidelines regarding news media's access to minors under the care of the Department of Children and Family Services.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number
: HB 3895
Description: Requires the Departments of Juvenile Justice and Corrections to implement wellness programs for all employees and staff to help address personal and professional mental health concerns.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number:
HB 3914
Description: Creates the Positive Act aimed at increasing diversity across state agencies.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3928
Description: Creates the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force Act, which will focus on identifying ways in which Illinois can protect 30% of its land and water resources by 2030.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 3956
Description: Allows a clerk or deputy clerk of a circuit court to prepare or draft documents.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number:
SB 626
Description: Provides that one hour of community service is equivalent to the value of one hour of work at the state minimum wage, rather than the current equivalent of $4, and allows individuals who earn a certain income to apply for a reduction of fees assessed to a traffic violation.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 661
Description: Creates a program that would allow an individual who has a valid Illinois-licensed clinical social work license or a social work license and a Master of Social Work degree to receive a grant to obtain a Professional Educator License with an endorsement in social work.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 662
Description: Creates the School Social Work Shortage Loan Repayment Program to provide student debt relief to social workers who are employed by a public elementary or secondary school in Illinois.
Action: Signed
Effective: July 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 693
Description: Authorizes EMS personnel to divert patients without immediate need for medical care to a mental health facility, urgent care, or immediate care facility instead of to the emergency room.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 1655
Description: Technical bill that clarifies conveyance of property from the Department of Natural Resources to local governments.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number:
SB 1667
Description: Allows certification of the levy by the county clerk to be done electronically.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 1697
Description: Amends the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) so that awards funded by state appropriations will no longer be required to follow GATA rules and guidelines.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number:
SB 1822
Description: Extends the estimated dates of completion of redevelopment projects and the retirement of obligations issued to finance redevelopment costs for several municipalities.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
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Bill Number: SB 1861
Description: Modernizes various aspects of the Department of Correction's Impact Incarceration Program.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 1905
Description: Creates the Consumer Coverage Disclosure Act to ensure consumers are aware of their available coverage. 
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: SB 1920
Description: Amends the Environmental Protection Act to add public disclosure requirements if demolitions are conducted at coal-fueled power plants.  
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 1974
Description: Prohibits insurers from attempting a recoupment or offset until all appeal rights of a health care professional or provider are exhausted.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 2007
Description: Makes amendments regarding the handling of cottage food.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 2066
Description: Makes technical changes to the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. 
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2088
Description: Expands eligible appointees of the committee created to review ISBE's kindergarten assessment to include state policy advocates, early childhood administrators, and other stakeholders.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 2093
Description: Expands Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) coverage to include educational staff of contract schools.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2107
Description: Amends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and the Firefighters' Pension Investment Fund Articles of the Illinois Pension Code.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2109
Description: Requires professional development training for school board members to cover trauma-informed practices for students and staff.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2023
 
Bill Number: SB 2136
Description: Allows for the expungement of criminal records for felony prostitution convictions.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number:
SB 2137
Description: Requires nursing homes and long-term care facilities, as a condition of licensure by IDPH, to adopt plans and policies to prevent social isolation for seniors.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2153
Description: Makes changes regarding violations of nursing staffing levels and establishes a fee schedule for those violations.
Action:
Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2158
Description: Requires insurance policies or managed care plans to provide coverage for treatment to eliminate or maximally treat port-wine stains.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number:
SB 2172
Description: Requires that pharmacies and pharmacists ensure that all new pharmacy technicians are educated and trained using a standard nationally accredited education and training program.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately, requirements begin January 1, 2024
 
Bill Number: SB 2244
Description:
Increases opportunities for tax relief to senior citizens by allowing them to defer all or part of their property tax and special assessment payments.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2249
Description: Clarifies that the Department of Corrections cannot fire an employee solely because the employee had their FOID card revoked due to the employee being enrolled at a mental health facility.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number:
SB 2265
Description: Makes changes to how informed consent for psychotropic medication may be obtained or refused in nursing homes.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number:
SB 2270
Description: Updates provisions of the Nursing Home Care Act to require the Department of Public Health to submit proposed rules to the Secretary of State.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: SB 2290
Description: Creates the Illinois Broadband Adoption Fund Act to provide financial assistance programs to residents for broadband internet services who qualify for TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, or have a child suitable for free or reduced lunch.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2323
Description: Prohibits the use of restraints when youth are being transported under the care of the Department of Children and Family Services.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number:
SB 2325
Description: Creates a $2 million funding pool for payments to non-emergency ambulance providers for valid appeals of previous HFS claims denials.
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately 
 
Bill Number: SB 2339
Description: Allows the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County to prevent the disclosure of the identities of child sex crime victims.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 2340
Description: Restricts the disclosure of the identity of an adult victim of criminal sexual assault.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 2356
Description: Amends the Open Meetings Act to require semi-annual meetings to approve minutes of closed meetings of public bodies.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number
: SB 2370
Description: Creates guidelines for Department of Children and Family Services youth-in-care during detention and shelter care hearings.
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2023
 
Bill Number:
SB 2384
Description: Directs the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to expand palliative care within Medicaid for individuals under 21.
Action: Signed
Effective
: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: SB 2496
Description: Extends the sunset date on the Collateral Recovery Act.
Action: Signed
Effective:
Immediately
 
Bill Number:
SB 2520
Description: Allows a county board to hire outside legal counsel to represent the county board when there is a conflict of interest between the State's Attorney and the county board. 
Action: Signed
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2531
Description: Allows partners and S corporation shareholders to avoid the $10,000 cap on SALT deduction under federal law.
Action: Signed
Effective:
Immediately
 
Bill Number
: SB 2662
Description: Allows identification cards issued to conditional permanent residents to expire under specified conditions. Also allows REAL ID-compliant ID cards issued to conditional permanent residents to be marked as "Limited Term."
Action: Signed
Effective: January 1, 2022 
 
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